Police Arrest Septuagenarian For Impregnating Granddaughter In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 70-year- old man, Hunsu Sunday, for allegedly impregnating his 15-year-old granddaughter.

Sunday was arrested on Tuesday following a complaint by the aunt of the victim to the police.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who said this in a statement on Friday stated that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday.

Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ado-Odo/Ota Divisional Police Station by an aunt to the victim.

Oyeyemi said the victim had been living with her grandfather since the demise of her mother.

According to the PPRO, the aunt stated further that the victim reported that her grandfather had been abusing her sexually for quite some time and she had been having strange feelings recently.

The PPRO siad, “Upon the complaint, the DPO Ado-Odo SP Michael Arowojeun, detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy old man was promptly arrested.

“On interrogation, he confessed to having carnal knowledge of his granddaughter but claimed that he didn’t know that the victim is pregnant.

“The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment.”

He said , however, that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.